The ability to make connections is a key leadership skill – but it doesn’t come naturally to everyone, says John Mason, who talks about how to practice and develop these skills.
We know that staff resistance to change can hinder a project, but what be just as detrimental is leadership resistance, says John Mason, who offers four ways to get over the hump.
The last thing a CIO wants is a frustrated customer who views technology as a burden. The way to prevent this? By setting realistic expectations and using communication to stay plugged in, says John Mason.
From how liability is assigned to what deliverables must be met (and when), there are several key things leaders need to understand about the contract review process, says John Mason.
IT contracts are written to safeguard the vendor and reduce their liability – so how can CIOs and other leaders make sure their organizations are protected, legally and financially? John Mason provides his insights in this two-part series.
Thinking about going out on your own? Having recently took the leap, John Mason talks about how he knew the time was right to fly solo, and what he has found to be the keys to success with his new venture.
Topics like ransomware and the election may have grabbed the most headlines in 2016, but when it came to blogs, what were the topics that resonated most with healthsystemCIO.com’s readers? It may surprise you.
Hospitals need vendor products, and vendors need to get in the CIO’s door. But it’s not always so simple, says John Mason, who offers advice on which methods work (and which do not) in setting up coveted meetings.
Everyone goes through a funk now and then. What separates great leaders from the rest is the ability to break out of it by reacting and responding in a positive way, says CIO John Mason.
Have you ever struggled to sell what you believe is a great idea? Before you get frustrated, consider this advice from CIO John Mason on how to connect more effectively with your audience.